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I am JCVdude aka Joe Vass. As a Freelance Videographer, Producer & Photographer my passion & focus is travel and travel related videos; to show the incredible beauty of destinations in the hopes of intercepting and inspiring others to travel. I have chosen YouTube, as my delivery system as it is the World's 2nd Largest Search Engine, it accomodates HD & 3D video and in using it, we are viewed in over 200 Countries World Wide.

With my partner, Cindy Aspden, our JCVdude YouTube Channel is the 17th Most Viewed Channel All Time in Canada. With an average of 100,000 views per day to our broadcast channel, we continue to be featured by Mainstream Media: Google Canada in the London Free Press reported, "Another wildly successful Canadian YouTube star is JCVdude."

Our collections of videos include a wide variety of content as we explore our world and it’s beauty; incredible alpine resorts, beautiful Caribbean resorts, Jazz Festivals & interviews with the great Buddy Guy, Talent Contests, Tours, Nature, Cuisine, Sporting Events, Arts & Culture and more, including Charitable and Non-Profit Events. 

Our philosophy is 'YOLO' ~ You Only Live Once. Tomorrow isn't promised to any of us so live life to it's fullest and with passion. My goal has always been to travel and document through video, the world and it's wonders and beauty. I film and produce video to allow my viewers the feeling that they are 'there' - in the destination themselves and also to whet their appetite to go ~ to travel and see & experience for themselves. 

We love travel! We are passionate about travel and passionate about documenting our travel. Never without our cameras, our day starts before the sun rises and ends late into the night. This is our passion!! 'YOLO'!!

We welcome you to our Channel ~ http://www.youtube.com/JCVdude

Specialties:

Freelance HD Videography, Editing & HD Video Production

Freelance Photography

YouTube & New Media Specialist: 
#17 - Most Viewed (All Time) - Canada 
#7 - Most Viewed (All Time) - Directors - Canada 
#12 - Most Viewed (All Time) - Partners - Canada

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

I HAD TO PASS THIS ON . . .

To realize
The value of a sister/brother
Ask someone
Who doesn't have one
.


To realize
The value of ten years:
Ask a newly
Divorced couple.


To realize
The value of four years:
Ask a graduate.


To realize
The value of one year:
Ask a student who
Has failed a final exam.


To realize
The value of nine months:
Ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn.


To realize
The value of one month:
Ask a mother
Who has given birth to
A premature baby
....


To realize
The value of one week:
Ask an editor of a weekly newspaper.

To realize
The value of one minute:
Ask a person
Who has missed the train, bus or plane.


To realize
The value of one-second:
Ask a person
Who has survived an accident.


Time waits for no one.

Treasure every moment you have.

You will treasure it even more when
You can share it with someone special.

 


To realize the value of a friend or family member:

LOSE ONE.

 

The origin of this letter is unknown,
But it brings good luck to everyone who passes it on.          
Remember...

Hold on tight to the ones you love!



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted via email from JCVdude's posterous

FOOD BANK DOESN'T HAVE THE RESOURCES TO MEET THE DEMAND. THEY DESPARATELY NEED YOUR DONATIONS.

Help with the Wish List ~

Baby Products 

  • Diapers (Size 4,5 & 6) 
  • Baby Wipes 
  • Baby food 
  • Baby formula (Good Start) 

Special Needs 

  • Whole grain pasta, organic pasta, rice pasta 
  • Boost/Carnation Breakfast/Ensure, etc. 
  • Low calorie soup (Healthy Request, low fast/low salt, Organics) 
  • Olive oil 
  • "Low sodium", "Sugar free", and "no salt" products 

Standard Hampers 

  • Canned fruits, vegetables and legumes 
  • Canned and powered milk 
  • Spaghetti, amcaroni, lasagna, egg noodles, etc 
  • Canned meats and seafood 
  • Side dishes (Sidekicks, Kraft dinner) 
  • Meal in a Can (Chili, ravioli, chunky soup 
  • Canned tomato and pasta sauces 
  • Healthy granola bars 
  • Oatmeal 

Other 

  • Laundry soap 
  • Toilet paper 
  • Tolietries 
  • Feminine hygiene products 

Food Donation Locations

For food donations there are 10 drop off locations in Kelowna:

  • Canada Safeway - Dilworth and Downtown
  • Choices
  • Cooper's - Rutland
  • Costco Wholesale Canada
  • Extra Foods
  • Kelowna Community Food Bank
  • Nesters
  • Real Canadian Superstore
  • Save On Foods - Orchard Plaza
  • Wal-Mart

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Kelowna Food Bank Society:  http://www.kelownafoodbank.com/

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JCVdude
Joe Vass
Freelance Videographer/Citizen Journalist
( No.1 Most Viewed Video in Canada)
(20th Most Viewed All Time in Canada)
http://www.youtube.com/JCVdude

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Monday, October 26, 2009

DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE RIVIERA MAYA

A little over 2 years ago, a camera was thrust upon me with explicit directions ~ "just keep snapping!" So that is what I did and still do today! This is a collection of shots from the the Riviera Maya, the Viva Wyndham Maya in Playacar. It's so beautiful there. It's pretty hard not to take photographs! Photography by Cindy Aspden.




JCVdude
Joe Vass
Freelance Videographer/Citizen Journalist
( No.1 Most Viewed Video in Canada)
(20th Most Viewed All Time in Canada)
http://www.youtube.com/JCVdude
http://twitter.com/JCVdude

Sunday, October 25, 2009

KELOWNA'S FIRST BRAZILIAN HALLOWEEN!!

It's going to be a fantastic night of music, fun and excitement! It's a costume party and a Show!
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Come out to the Habitat ~ Friday, October 30!
Along with the Hauntings of Halloween you'll  be treated to the excitement of Brazil's Carnival!
Featuring Samba Tribe Performers & Guest Artists there will be costume contests Samba dancing and more!
Doors open at 6 pm:  the Habitat, 248 Leon Ave, Kelowna, BC
Tickets:   $10 (available at the door, Leo's Videos or Samba Tribe Members)
More Info:  250. 448.5525 & 250.859.2152